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Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting at Purdue University Global

Our medical assistant certificate online program offers a comprehensive curriculum combined with hands-on, industry related medical equipment training. In our medical assistant classes, you’ll study how to assist the supervising physician with various tasks such as administering injections, taking vital signs, recording EKGs, assisting in minor surgical procedures, carrying out basic accounting procedures, and understanding the fundamentals of charting and documentation. You’ll also complete a practicum where you’ll apply your classroom learnings in a real-world setting.

To help you gain the relevant skills to enter the medical field, Purdue University's medical assistant program provides instruction in the following:

  • Clinical and administrative courses
  • Hands-on training with industry-related medical equipment
  • Practicum
  • Potential career opportunities

Source: Career School Now - Purdue University Global

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